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Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
3536B Marlborough
December 14, 2020 12:00 PMCalender

Baule Standing Female Figure

Auction: American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 3536B Location: Marlborough Date / Time: December 14, 2020 12:00PM


Baule Standing Female Figure, Ivory Coast, standing on a rounded base, bent legs supporting an elongated torso with hands to the abdomen, pointed breasts below an elongated neck, above, an oval face which has protruding lips, and large eyes, with a complex incised crested coiffure, decorated at the torso, back, neck, and face with raised scarification, an overall rich brown patina, mounted on wood base, ht. 13 in.

Provenance: Private collection, Wisconsin; Galerie Olivier Larroque, Nimes, France; private French colonial collection, collected in situ before 1948.
Estimate $2,000-3,000

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Olivier Larroque, Nimes, France, Ivory Coast